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We are here to help you break through the hype of growing and be successful in all of your gardening ventures. We’ve put together some links to articles here on our Resources Page. Our knowledgeable staff is here to answer any questions you may have, whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned gardening veteran, stop in anytime to chat. We also offer on-grow consulting services for growers of all sizes who need assistance getting started, trouble shooting, or improving systems and production.

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Introduction to the Basics Start at the Beginning

Check out the Introduction & Quick Reference Guide from Sunlight Supply. This guide covers all the basics: Hydroponics 101, Soil Gardening, Lighting Basics, Pest Identification, Electricity Use Charts, and much much more. A great primer for anyone starting out in indoor gardening.

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Article Links

Here are some introductory articles from our friends over at Just4Growers.com, an amazing resource for all things plants. Be sure to check out their blog too for some more in depth reading and education.

Plant Physiology: Talking Plants – Basic Concepts and Terminology

An understanding of a plant as a living system is the foundation of becoming a successful grower. Knowing how plants work, observing their development, and responding appropriately to their needs is the alpha and omega of good gardening.

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Propagation: Introduction to Perfect Propagation

Setting up an indoor propagation area is one of the simplest and most rewarding ways to begin gardening indoors. Cuttings and seedlings are particularly vulnerable to extremes in temperature, so they will really benefit from an environmentally-stable indoor propagation area.

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Growing Media & Irrigation: Understanding Growing Media

Plants don’t just grow in soil. As long as there’s sufficient water, air and nutrients available within reasonable temperature and pH ranges, plants will grow happily in anything from sand, expanded clay balls, coconut husk, fabric, or polystyrene! You can even grow plants in air, just as long as they are supported and their roots are kept in dark, moist conditions.

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Plant Nutrition & Growth Enhancers: Introduction to Nutrients

A plant obtains everything it needs to grow from one of two places: the air around its leaves or the water around its roots. The air supplies carbon and oxygen. Water supplies hydrogen and also acts as a carrier for a variety of other elements. These elements are known as “plant nutrients” and are essential for a plant to grow and bloom

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Temperature, Humidity, and CO2

Temperature, humidity and carbon dioxide (CO2) levels are key factors to monitor and control in any indoor garden. But don’t make the mistake of thinking about them separately! In order to really understand how your indoor garden environment works, you need to consider how these factors work together. The best way to do this is to take a look from a plant’s perspective…

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Organic Growing Techniques: Demystifying Dirt

“We know more about the movement of celestial bodies than about the soil underfoot.” ~ Leonardo DaVinci

Confused about what organic growing is really all about? You’re not alone! Here are some clear and concise definitions of commonly used and confused terms. We’ll also introduce some fundamental concepts

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Ventilation and Environmental Control: Choosing the Right Fan for Your Grow Room

When growing indoors, environment is everything! A successful grower needs to take practical steps to manage factors such as light levels, temperature, relative humidity and CO2 levels. Here we introduce the role of extractor fans and environmental controllers used by indoor gardeners to maintain the ideal indoor environment for their plants.

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Indoor Grow Lights: Basic Principles

When growing indoors, environment is everything! A successful grower needs to take practical steps to manage factors such a light levels, temperature, relative humidity and CO2 levels. Here we introduce the role of extractor fans and environmental controllers used by indoor gardeners to maintain the ideal indoor environment for their plants.

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Indoor Garden Design & Build: Essential First Shopping List

So you want to start growing indoors? Great! But, before you set up your indoor garden, please take a few moments to read through this time tested advice. Gardening indoors is easy, unless you choose to make life difficult for yourself! So make sure you plan your indoor garden properly beforehand. It will save you time, effort and money in the long run.

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